William Hill warns over greater impact of new gaming duty

Vaughan Lewis, analyst at Morgan Stanley, expects Ladbrokes, whose chief executive Richard Glynn is already in the last chance saloon with investors, will have to cut its dividend in half this year.

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Posted on April 20th, 2014 by Admin  |  No Comments »

Money talks: Profiting from mis-selling PPI, copycat websites and a very naughty monkey

The government has pledged action on the growing number of "copycat" websites that dupe consumers into believing they are legitimate services, leaving them thousands of pounds out of pocket. The Department for Business is giving the National Trading Standards Board an additional £120,000 to identify, investigate and take action against any examples of misleading websites that pass themselves off as official government services, such as passport and health insurance application and tax return services. Guardian Money has reported on numerous copycat websites, from passport and health insurance application and tax return services, after receiving many letters and emails from readers.

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Posted on April 20th, 2014 by Admin  |  No Comments »

Should Toronto ban cars on certain days based on licence plates?

Road rationing “can bring harmony, theoretically, but there are lots of other practical concerns. Why can’t you implement a road pricing policy?” he asked. “You can probably understand the reason. It’s not about only transportation. It goes beyond that. It goes to politics.”

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RBS targets trust as six-year losses total £46bn

Addressing an audience of employees and customers at a new small business hub funded by RBS in east London, he said he wanted RBS to become “the best, not the biggest” bank.

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Posted on April 19th, 2014 by Admin  |  No Comments »

Pension providers reel from Osborne's nasty surprise

Martin Wheatley, chief executive of the FCA, has been asked to pause his study to allow insurers to focus on the Treasury process, with the argument being, how can the regulator determine the rights and wrongs of a sector when the goalposts are about to be radically moved?

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Posted on April 19th, 2014 by Admin  |  No Comments »